Turkish media on F-35: Air supremacy is tilting in Greece's favour, we're facing a huge danger

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Fear in Turkey about the F35 that Greece acquires

The aggressive rhetoric in Turkish media against Greece is returning day by day, following the repetition of the non-existent request by Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan for the demilitarisation of the Aegean islands, and despite Greece's constant claims of "normalisation."

On the occasion of the signing for mass production of the Tayfun missile, Turkish media stated, as reported by SKAI correspondent Manolis Kostidis: "If we launch it from Izimir, we will hit Athens."

Speaking to CNN Türk, military analyst Coşkun Başbuğ, referring to the ballistic missile, said: Consider even if the launch is from Edirne.

Journalist: We will hit the opposite side.

Başbuğ: Think about what points we're going to hit.

Journalist: If we launch it from Izmir, we will hit Athens.

Başbuğ: Let us remind you that this is our first ballistic missile and work is already being done on new missiles and new test firings.

However, at the same time, the Turkish media express concern about the F-35's ability to hit any part of Turkey, citing Greece's superiority in the air.

Ümit Yalım, former Minister of Defence of Turkey, points out that Greece will be able to carry out air operations with the F-35s, which will be able to take off from Lemnos, Lesvos, Samos, Rhodes and Karpathos, as well as from Paphos in Cyprus, against targets anywhere in Turkey.

"These aircraft are invisible, you don't spot them. We are facing a huge danger. And with this move made by the USA, air supremacy will tilt in favour of Greece. In my opinion, for this reason, Turkey should send the S-400s to Azerbaijan and return to the F-35 program," he noted.

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